fi-compass news

January 2016
12.01.2016
Flagship fi-compass events will focus on the European Social Fund
One of the year’s biggest gatherings of people involved in using financial instruments for the European Social Fund (ESF) will take place ... Read the full story
05.01.2016
Financial instruments can help many types of businesses in the maritime and fisheries sectors
A new fi-compass video snapshot features Miguel Peña Castellot from the European Commission’s DG MARE explaining that financial ... Read the full story
December 2015
10.12.2015
New European Commission guidance note on management costs and fees for financial instruments implemented according to Article 38(4)(b)
Financial instruments are a form of support whose success hinges on the performance of bodies implementing them. One of the decisive ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
European microcredit providers gain from practical fi-compass support
Known in the previous programming period as Joint Action to Support Microfinance Institutions in Europe (JASMINE), EaSI Technical ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
fi-compass stakeholders confirm the added value of financial instrument advisory services
A recently completed needs assessment of fi-compass users has clarified the benefits from our practical advice about ESIF ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
fi-compass seminars underway and warmly welcomed
Since September we have run 14 successful fi-compass seminars in 12 different Member States and our seminar series continues in ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
The European Committee of the Regions’ opinion on financial instruments in support of territorial development
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has recently published a draft opinion about improving the implementation of financial ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Personal perspectives from the fi-compass community of practice
Our collection of video 'snapshot' interviews featuring personal perspectives from people involved in ESIF financial instruments is growing ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Second meeting of the fi-compass expert group
A second meeting of the fi-compass expert group composed of experts in personal capacity and representatives of International ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Guarantees for Europe’s agriculture and rural development sector
Member States are being encouraged to more than double the amount of financial instruments that use the European Agricultural Fund for ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Promoting financial instruments with social and employment purposes
The fi-compass European Social Fund (ESF) work stream offers a range of advisory services and support to managing authorities, ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Fishery sector support through ESIF financial instruments
A new scoping study has recently been released by fi-compass which examines the potential for financial instruments under the ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Follow fi-compass on social media
fi-compass provides upstream advice on financial instruments through a number of channels, including our online hub and Twitter. ... Read the full story
10.12.2015
Sharing the risk of business investments: lessons from the fi-compass case study library
EU Member States are being encouraged to make an efficient use of the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) through the use of ... Read the full story
09.12.2015
Member States seminar series: Greece
Picture: Zoe Georgopoulou, Head of NSRF and State Aid Service, National Coordination Authority, Ministry of Finance, Greece On the 3rd ... Read the full story
November 2015
30.11.2015
Member States seminar series: Croatia
Picture: Jakša Puljiz, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds On the 24th of November 2015, financial ... Read the full story
23.11.2015
Member States seminar series: Spain
Picture: Guadalupe de la Mata, EIF; Pilar Duran Solano, Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, Spain On the 18th of November ... Read the full story
19.11.2015
Video feedback from fi-compass events
Delegates at the fi-compass events continue to appreciate the advice about financial instruments that is provided by experts and ... Read the full story
13.11.2015
Supporting financial instruments through European Social Fund (ESF)
Picture: Event participants On the 4th of November 2015 financial instruments under the ESF were discussed at a seminar in Warsaw. ... Read the full story
13.11.2015
Member States seminar series: Czech Republic
Picture: Olga Letáčková, Deputy Minister for Section Management, National Coordination Authority Section, Czech Republic On the 10th ... Read the full story